New Jersey Blasters Roster


Alex Katz

Position: P
Date of Birth: 10/12/1994
Height: 5' 11"   Weight: 195 lbs
Bats: L
Throws: L
Resides: Manhasset, NY

Entering 1st season with the Blasters…27th round draft pick by Chicago White Sox in 2015 from St. John’s University…2020 Signed by Kansas City Royals and assigned to Triple-A Spring Training…2019 Made 13 relief apperances with Long Island (ALPB)…Went 0-0 with a 4.70 ERA, 7 BB, 13 K over 15.1 IP…2018 Split 33 relief appearances between Single-A Delmarva (Baltimore) and High-A Frederick (Baltimore)…Went 3-2 with combined 4.31 ERA, 1 save, 33 BB, 56 K over 56.1 IP across two stops…2017 Began season with Single-A Kannapolis (Chicago White Sox)…Went 0-1 with a 4.40 ERA, 8 BB, 17 K over 14.1 IP…Traded on May 20, 2017 to Baltimore Orioles for future considerations and assigned to High-A Frederick…Went 3-2 with a 5.57 ERA, 35 BB, 34 K across 42.0 IP over 25 relief appearances with Frederick…2016 Went 0-1 with a 3.27 ERA, 2 saves, 24 BB, 57 K across 55.0 IP over 34 combined relief appearances between Single-A Kannapolis (Chicago White Sox) and High-A Winston Salem (Chicago White Sox)…PRIOR Played three seasons collegiately at St. John’s University…Attended Herricks High School (Long Island)…2012honorable mention Rawlings/Perfect Game Preseason All-American and first team All-Northeast Region…Currently owns Stadium Custom Kicks, a custom-designed shoe company that provides cleats to 100+ MLB players including Aaron Judge, Gary Sanchez, Ronald Acuna, Felix Hernandez and more…